Scarab amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris

Dimensions

Length x width: 2 x 1.4 cm (13/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1983

Medium or Technique

Glazed faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

One scarab amulet with a suspension loop on the bottom. The back left leg is chipped.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Pit G 7540 X-II, in debris. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition